Techniques of Endoscopic Therapy in Pancreatic Disorders (DV043)

Type: ERCP


This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Techniques of Endoscopic Therapy in Pancreatic Disorders, (DV043) followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

This DVD provides a detailed technical presentation of conceptual and technical approaches to endoscopic pancreatic therapy including ERCP and adjunctive therapies such as EUS-guided drainage of pancreatic collections and EUS-guided rendezvous pancreatic duct drainage, as well as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Also addressed are the associated risks and complexities of these techniques and the supporting infrastructure and background required.

Target Audience:

Practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows and trainees, medical residents, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of completing this activity, physicians will be able to:

  • Identify the appropriate indications, patients, and technical strategies for endoscopic treatment of dominant pancreatic duct strictures.
  • Understand the use of secretin and methylene blue in pancreatic endotherapy.
  • Apply knowledge of pancreatic duct anatomy to endoscopic interventions.
  • Understand the rationale for different endoscopic approaches to pseudocyst drainage.

Video Release Date:  May 1, 2009
Online CME Release Date:  October 31, 2011
Most Recent CME Review Date: January 1, 2015
CME Expiration Date:  January 1, 2018

Expected Time of Activity Completion: 90 Minutes (1.50 CME Credit)

Price: Member: $65 / Non-Member: $105

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